Live Webcast of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Direct Dialogue with Farmers
Hon’ble Prime Minister had a direct dialogue with the farmer across the country and the programme had been webcasted at the Institute auditorium on 20th June, 2018. Beneficiary farmers of 24 KVKs across the country participated for direct interaction with the PM and KVK Cuttack organized webcasting of the programme. About one hundred farmers and many staff, research scholars and students of ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack attended the program. The participants got encouraged by listening to the success stories of farmers from across the country and the encouraging remarks by Hon’ble PM of India. The vision to achieve doubling farmer’s income by 2022 became clearer with exploration of more avenues in value addition, mechanization, e-marketing, high yielding varieties and adoption of scientific cultivation practices etc. A scientists-farmer interaction programme was followed, in which scientists of the NRRI, Cuttack answered the queries raised by the participating farmers.A similar programme was also held at NRRI-CRURRS, Hazaribagh where farmers and staff attended the webcasting event.